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Query about serialVersionUID

Nikhil Sun
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Joined: Nov 13, 2005
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Just a basic query.When a serialVersionUID is defined in a Java class, is there any convention that is followed to arrive at the number that will be defined as the UID or is any random Long number assigned?
Paul Sturrock

Joined: Apr 14, 2004
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Not that I am aware of. Personally, in the past if my IDE does not generate one for me I just set it to 1L.

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